On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Bob Long <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Sven Neumann wrote:
>  > On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 11:39 +0530, Tanveer Singh wrote:
>  >
>  >> sometimes I open multiple images at once, right clicking multiple and
>  >> then opening in gimp would mean so many gimps!
>  >> I want one GIMP only please.
>  >
>  > This is supposed to happen (one GIMP instance only). What operating
>  > system are you using? Where did you get your GIMP binary from?
>  I'll chime in here regarding my situation...
>  Windows XP. GIMP 2.4.5. Binary is Jernej's
>  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gimp-2.4.5-i686-setup.exe
>  Windows file association (for .bmp for my tests) is to "gimp-2.4"
>  (C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-2.4.exe).
>  Multiple instances of GIMP arise.
>  If I associate to gimpwin-remote (C:\Program
>  Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe) then only one instance of GIMP
>  appears. However, there also appears a message in its own window: "GIMP
>  Message  Opening 'C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-2.4.exe' failed:
>  unknown file type" (which can be closed without harm).
>  I don't select multiple images to open at once, but open one image from the
>  file manager, then click on another image to open it. Interestingly, the
>  "GIMP Message" error appears only when the first image is opened. If I close
>  the error window and open subsequent images, the error does not appear again
>  (unless I close GIMP completely, and then it appears again for the first
>  image opened).
Thanks! I will associate gimpwin-remote instead of gimp.exe.
But I guess that error message can be filed as a bug report.
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